Int Urol Nephrol (2017) 49:1627–1635 DOI 10.1007/s11255-017-1634-7 NEPHROLOGY - ORIGINAL PAPER Ultrasonic evaluation of renal cortex arterial area enables differentiation between hypertensive and glomerulonephritis‑related chronic kidney disease 1 1 2 3 Arkadiusz Lubas · Grzegorz Kade · Robert Ryczek · Piotr Banasiak · 4 5 6 Przemysław Dyrla · Katarzyna Szamotulska · Daniel Schneditz · Stanisław Niemczyk Received: 10 March 2017 / Accepted: 27 May 2017 / Published online: 1 June 2017 © The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication Abstract sensitivity of 71% and a specificity of 78% (AUC 0.753, Purpose Identifying the primary etiology of cardio-renal p < 0.001). syndrome in a timely manner remains an ongoing challenge Conclusions Evidence of diminished arterial vascularity or in nephrology. We hypothesized that hypertensive kidney perfusion of renal proximal cortex, both derived from US damage can be distinguished from chronic glomerulone- Doppler, could be helpful in differentiating hypertensive phritis at an early stage of chronic kidney disease (CKD) nephropathy from glomerulonephritis-related CKD. using ultrasound (US) Doppler sonography. Methods Fifty-six males (age 54 ± 15, BMI 28.3 ± 3.5 kg/ Keywords Renal perfusion · Hypertension · Arterial m ) with hypertension and stable CKD at stages 2–4 [38
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